Launching Yellow Nineties 2.0


A Selection of Sources by Research Collaborators

Members of the Y90s Research Team have published on various topics relating to their work on the Yellow Nineties project. The selected sources below explore topics relating to feminist digital humanities, fin-de-siècle queer culture, women designers and arts-and-crafts practices, and the complex relationships between historic print culture and digital media. 

Hedley, Alison, and Lorraine Janzen Kooistra. “Prototyping Personography for The Yellow Nineties Online: Queering and Querying History in the Digital Age.” Bodies of Information: Intersectional Feminist Digital Humanities, edited by Elizabeth Losh and Jacqueline Wernimont, Debates in the Digital Humanities Series, University of Minnesota Press, pp. 157-72.

King, Frederick. “The Decadent Archive and the Long History of New Media.” Victorian Periodicals Review, vol. 49. No. 4, Winter 2016, pp. 643-663.

Kooistra, Lorraine Janzen and Marion Tempest Grant. “Working Against ‘that thunderous clamor of the steam press’: Pamela Colman Smith and the Art of Hand-coloured Illustration.” Nineteenth-Century Women Illustrators and Cartoonists, edited by Joanna Devereaux, Manchester University Press, 2023, pp. 251-67.

Kooistra, Lorraine Janzen. Yellow Nineties 2.0, forthcoming in the Digital Scholarship section of the Victorians Institute Journal, fall 2024.

—.  “The Little Magazine and/in Media History.” Cambridge Companion to Literature in Transition: The 1890s, edited by Kristin Mahoney and Dustin Friedman, Cambridge University Press, 2023, pp. 305-327. 

—. “The Cosmopolitan Evergreen and the Global Digital.” Special Issue on Scottish Cosmopolitanism at the Fin de Siècle, edited by Mathew Creasy and Michael Shaw, Studies in Scottish Literature, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 93-107.

—. “Fundamental Sympathy: The Gothic, the Fin-de-Siècle Printing Revival, and the Digital.” Journal of William Morris Studies. Special Issue on the 130th Anniversary of the Kelmscott Press, vol. 24, no. 1, 2020-2021, pp. 6-22.

—. “Reconstruire les Réseaux Historiques de la Circulation des Imprimés à l’ère Numérique : The Yellow Nineties Online et les Périodiques Esthètes Fin-de-Siècles.” [Rebuilding Historical Networks of Print Circulation in the Digital Age: The Yellow Nineties Online and Fin-de-Siècle Aesthetic Periodicals], translated by Évanghélia Stead. Europe des revues II, edited by Hélène Védrine and Évanghélia Stead, Les Presses de l’Université Paris-Sorbonne (PUPS), pp. 803-23. 

—. “The Politics of Ornament: Remediation and/in The Evergreen.” English Studies in Canada, vol. 41, no.1, pp. 105-28.

Martin, Rebecca. “Tracing the Printed Page Online: Letterpress, Digital Markup and the Process of Remediating The Evergreen for Yellow Nineties 2.0.” Essays on our Process, Yellow Nineties 2.0, 2019,

Detail: Pamela Colman Smith, Illustration for “The Lament of the Lyceum Rat,” by Mary Brown, The Green Sheaf, No. 5. 1903.